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While construction continues on Fairmont Park Apartments, residents raise concerns

first_imgBut Town of Union officials 12 News spoke with said it’s not, and provided 12 News with a list of other properties that are in the area. TOWN OF UNION (WBNG) — Construction is underway for the Fairmont Park Apartments, but some residents who live nearby are raising concerns. Some residents even wondered if the construction should be happening at all, questioning if the apartments are on FEMA buyout property. “We wanted to have a nice, quiet neighborhood, to be living in something residential. I mean we didn’t want anything commercial or I would’ve chosen something like that. You can get a lot less expensive places if you move into places commercially zoned,” said Kelly M., who rents in the neighborhood. Town of Union officials also added that they have been meeting with residents since last year when the project began in order to maintain transparency.last_img read more

Sachin Tendulkar finds acting more challenging than playing cricket

first_imgFollowing the release of the teaser of his upcoming film “Sachin The Film”, India’s batting legend Sachin Tendulkar on Thursday said acting is a more challenging task for him than playing the game which comes to him naturally.The teaser was scheduled for release on Thursday afternoon and Tendulkar shared it through his Facebook and twitter page earlier today.Mumbai-based production company 200 Not Out is making the film with London-based award-winning writer, director and producer James Erskine as the director and music given by A.R. Rahman.”For so many years, I did whatever I wanted to do and camera captured that. But then suddenly, I was asked to do particular things, and then camera captured that,” Tendulkar said at a promotional event in Mumbai. “That was a bit difficult thing for me. But believe me the first option was a better option. Acting is not something which I dreamt of. Without any doubt it is more challenging for me than playing cricket, I enjoyed that (cricket) more,” the 42-year-old said.The former India skipper, who is currently a mentor for the Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League, also tweeted about his film saying, “A journey made special by your support and wishes.last_img read more